Preschoolers - understand our system Ideally conformity...

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Preschoolers • Note the Chinese bathroom scene for children • Chinese children are disciplined before they misbehave; American afterwards • They are highly structured and socially minded--must suppress individual feelings • We seem too carefree: they seem too structured • Americans are disturbed by the bathroom scene and Chinese do not
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Unformatted text preview: understand our system Ideally conformity should be voluntary Mechanisms of Social Control Sanctions --reactions of approval or disapproval Positive sanction --approval or reward Negative sanction --disapproval Informal sanction --spontaneous or unofficial Formal sanctions --rules, policies or laws with punishments...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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